Protesters demonstrated in downtown Los Angeles after a white former San Francisco Bay area transit officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man was released from jail early Monday after serving 11 months of a two-year sentence.
A Los Angeles judge has denied bail for a white former transit officer sentenced to two years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in Oakland last year.
Oakland police say 56 of the more than 150 protesters arrested Friday night were from outside the city. Protesters descended on a usually quiet residential neighborhood, demonstrating against the minimum two-year sentence imposed on a white transit officer for the slaying of an unarmed black man on an Oakland train platform.
A judge has sentenced a white former transit officer to two years in prison in the shooting death of an unarmed black man on a California train platform.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to issue a prison sentence for a white former transit officer convicted in the 2009 videotaped shooting death of an unarmed black man in Oakland.